Archive | November, 2008

KOKANEE SALMON SNAGGING SEASON OPENS NOV. 14 AT HERON LAKE

LOS OJOS, N.M. — Snagging season for kokanee salmon opens at 12:01 a.m. Nov. 14 at Heron Lake, Willow Creek and the Pine River above Navajo Lake. The Department published conflicting opening dates in the 2008-2009 Fishing Rules & Information Booklet. According to state fishing rules, the opening date always is the second Friday in […]

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NEW MEXICO’S DESERT BIGHORNS

TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCES — The New Mexico Department of Game and Fish will conduct a public meeting Nov. 13 in Truth or Consequences to discuss the history, status and future of desert bighorn sheep recovery efforts in New Mexico.   The meeting will be at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 13 at the City Commission Chambers in […]

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New Mexico native returns after 60-year absence

TAOS – A native New Mexican once found in streams and rivers throughout the state has returned home after a 60-year absence. Five river otters were released today in the waters of the Rio Pueblo De Taos on Taos Pueblo. The wild otters were trapped and transported from Washington by USDA Wildlife Services and Taos […]

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RIVER OTTERS WILL RETURN TO NEW MEXICO

TAOS — Wild river otters will be swimming and playing in the Rio Grande for the first time in decades next week when Pueblo de Taos, USDA Wildlife Services and the Department of Game and Fish release five otters imported from Washington State. The adult otters will be released in the Rio Grande Box on […]

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ELK-BUGLING, WOLF-TRACKING TOURS

SANTA FE — Fall is one of the best times of the year to watch wildlife, and the Department of Game and Fish is again offering special guided tours in elk and wolf country through the Gaining Access into Nature program. Applications are being accepted for a Sept. 27 tour to experience bugling elk on […]

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PROPOSAL WOULD DOWNLIST DESERT BIGHORNS FROM ENDANGERED TO THREATENED ON STATE LIST

SANTA FE — The State Game Commission will consider opening a second round of public comments on the 2008 Biennial Review, which includes recommendations to downlist desert bighorn sheep from endangered to threatened, and to uplist the gray redhorse sucker from threatened to endangered on the state threatened and endangered species list. The first round […]

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REWARD OFFERED FOR TROUT THIEVES

The trout were taken from a hatchery raceway and then stocked in the Blue Hole, a deep, spring-fed lake popular with scuba divers but fatal to fish because of its low oxygen content. All of the trout were found dead Friday morning. The Blue Hole has an oxygen content of 1.1 parts per million. Rainbow […]

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An excerpt from the article reads: “The price of propane, which closely tracks the price of crude oil, also is down this heating season, falling from $2.69 per gallon to $2.24 per gallon in the last three weeks,according to Jose Garcia, one of the managers of AAA Gas Service, a propane company.” I have been […]

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